How Hulu Uses InfluxDB and Kafka to Scale to Over 1 Million Metrics a Second

Hulu Tech
Hulu Tech
Jul 25, 2019 · 7 min read

By Samir Jafferali, Senior Systems Engineer

As Hulu continues to grow, time series data has become a critical part of how we monitor various pieces of information over a period of time. This can be as simple as machine performance metrics or data about our applications themselves. Due to the amount of data we have, creating an architecture that can handle our growth in a redundant, supportable and scalable way is crucial.